2022 Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team season

The 2022 season for Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team is the 20th season in the team's existence. The team has been a UCI WorldTeam since 2005, when the tier was first established. Long-time sponsor Quick-Step Flooring, which has been a title sponsor since the team's formation in 2003, continues its sponsorship, while Deceuninck ends its sponsorship after three years. In its place, the team will take on the name of one of Quick-Step's sub-brands, Alpha Vinyl.[1][2] They use Specialized bicycles, Shimano drivetrain, Roval wheels and Vermarc clothing. [3]

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
2022 season
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UCI codeQST
StatusUCI WorldTeam
Manager Patrick Lefevere (BEL)
Main sponsor(s)Quick-Step Flooring
Based Belgium
BicyclesSpecialized
GroupsetShimano
Season victories
One-day races3
Stage race overall2
Stage race stages21
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Jersey
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The team are the UCI World Team Ranking champions, having won it for the third time in the past four seasons.[4]

Team rosterEdit

As of 7 January 2022.[5][6][7]
Rider Date of birth
  Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) (1992-06-11)11 June 1992 (aged 28)
  Kasper Asgreen (DEN) (1995-02-08)8 February 1995 (aged 25)
  Andrea Bagioli (ITA) (1999-03-23)23 March 1999 (aged 21)
  Davide Ballerini (ITA) (1994-09-21)21 September 1994 (aged 26)
  Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) (1990-10-25)25 October 1990 (aged 30)
  Rémi Cavagna (FRA) (1995-08-10)10 August 1995 (aged 25)
  Mark Cavendish (GBR) (1985-05-21)21 May 1985 (aged 35)
  Josef Černý (CZE) (1993-05-11)11 May 1993 (aged 27)
  Tim Declercq (BEL) (1989-03-21)21 March 1989 (aged 31)
  Dries Devenyns (BEL) (1983-07-22)22 July 1983 (aged 37)
  Remco Evenepoel (BEL) (2000-01-25)25 January 2000 (aged 20)
  Mikkel Frølich Honoré (DEN) (1997-01-21)21 January 1997 (aged 23)
  Fabio Jakobsen (NED) (1996-08-31)31 August 1996 (aged 24)
  Iljo Keisse (BEL) (1982-12-21)21 December 1982 (aged 38)
  James Knox (GBR) (1995-11-04)4 November 1995 (aged 25)
Rider Date of birth
  Yves Lampaert (BEL) (1991-04-10)10 April 1991 (aged 29)
  Fausto Masnada (ITA) (1993-11-06)6 November 1993 (aged 27)
  Michael Mørkøv (DEN) (1985-04-30)30 April 1985 (aged 35)
  Mauro Schmid (SUI) (1999-12-04)4 December 1999 (aged 21)
  Florian Sénéchal (FRA) (1993-07-10)10 July 1993 (aged 27)
  Pieter Serry (BEL) (1988-11-21)21 November 1988 (aged 32)
  Stijn Steels (BEL) (1989-08-21)21 August 1989 (aged 31)
  Jannik Steimle (GER) (1996-04-04)4 April 1996 (aged 24)
  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) (1985-12-11)11 December 1985 (aged 35)
  Bert Van Lerberghe (BEL) (1992-09-29)29 September 1992 (aged 28)
  Stan Van Tricht (BEL) (1999-09-20)20 September 1999 (aged 21)
  Ilan Van Wilder[a] (BEL) (2000-05-14)14 May 2000 (aged 20)
  Mauri Vansevenant (BEL) (1999-06-01)1 June 1999 (aged 21)
  Ethan Vernon (GBR) (2000-08-26)26 August 2000 (aged 20)
  Louis Vervaeke (BEL) (1993-10-06)6 October 1993 (aged 27)
  1. ^ After a contractual dispute between Van Wilder and Team DSM, his contracted was terminated and he joined Deceuninck–Quick-Step with immediate effect on 18 November 2021.[8][9]

Season victoriesEdit

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location Ref.
2 February Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 1 UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Spain Torralba del Pinar [27]
3 February Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 2 UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Spain Torrent [28]
5 February Saudi Tour, Team classification UCI Asia Tour [b]   Saudi Arabia [29]
6 February Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 5 UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Spain Valencia [30]
6 February Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Points classification UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Spain [31]
6 February Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Young rider classification UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Spain [32]
11 February Tour of Oman, Stage 2 UCI ProSeries   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Oman Suhar Corniche [33]
13 February Tour of Oman, Stage 4 UCI ProSeries   Fausto Masnada (ITA)   Oman Muscat Royal Opera [34]
13 February Tour de la Provence, Points classification UCI ProSeries   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA)   France [35]
13 February Tour de la Provence, Team classification UCI ProSeries [c]   France [35]
16 February Volta ao Algarve, Stage 1 UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Portugal Lagos [36]
18 February Volta ao Algarve, Stage 3 UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Portugal Faro [37]
19 February Volta ao Algarve, Stage 4 (ITT) UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Portugal Tavira [38]
20 February Volta ao Algarve, Overall UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Portugal [39]
20 February Volta ao Algarve, Points classification UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Portugal [40]
20 February Volta ao Algarve, Young rider classification UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Portugal [41]
21 February UAE Tour, Stage 2 UCI World Tour   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Breakwater [42]
27 February Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne UCI ProSeries   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Belgium Kuurne [43]
7 March Paris–Nice, Stage 2 UCI World Tour   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   France Orléans [44]
16 March Milano–Torino UCI ProSeries   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Italy Rivoli [45]
22 March Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour   Mauro Schmid (SUI)   Italy Riccione [46]
25 March Volta a Catalunya, Stage 5 UCI World Tour   Ethan Vernon (GBR)   Spain Vilanova i la Geltrú [47]
26 March Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali, Stage 5 UCI Europe Tour   Josef Černý (CZE)   Italy Cantagrillo [48]
27 March Volta a Catalunya, Stage 7 UCI World Tour   Andrea Bagioli (ITA)   Spain Barcelona [49]
5 April Tour of the Basque Country, Stage 2 UCI World Tour   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA)   Spain Viana [50]
9 April Tour of the Basque Country, Young rider classification UCI World Tour   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Spain [51]
24 April Liège–Bastogne–Liège UCI World Tour   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Belgium Liège [52][53]
8 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 3 UCI World Tour   Mark Cavendish (GBR)   Hungary Budapest [54][55]
12 May Tour de Hongrie, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Hungary Hajdúszoboszló [56]
13 May Tour de Hongrie, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Hungary Nyíregyháza [57]
15 May Tour de Hongrie, Points classification UCI Europe Tour   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)   Hungary [58]
24 May Tour of Norway, Stage 1 UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Norway Voss [59]
26 May Tour of Norway, Stage 3 UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Norway Gaustatoppen [60]
28 May Tour of Norway, Stage 5 UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Norway Sandnes [61]
29 May Tour of Norway, Overall UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Norway [62][63]
29 May Tour of Norway, Young rider classification UCI ProSeries   Remco Evenepoel (BEL)   Norway [63]

National, Continental, and World ChampionsEdit

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location Ref.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Svrček will join the team on 1 July after spending the first half of the year with Biesse Carrera.[12]
  2. ^ The riders in the squad were Andrea Bagioli, Davide Ballerini, Tim Declercq, Iljo Keisse, Florian Sénéchal, Jannik Steimle, and Bert Van Lerberghe.
  3. ^ The riders in the squad were Julian Alaphilippe, Dries Devenyns, Pieter Serry, Ilan Van Wilder, and Louis Vervaeke.

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